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Big Bear Music works with a range of bands and event organisers to book tours and one off performances, with a focus on both entertainment and musical quality that lives up to our motto: Real Music, Properly Played.


We currently represent touring bands, including King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys, Tipitina, Lady Sings The Blues, Ricky Cool and The In Crowd, The Whiskey Brothers and Bob Kerr & His Whoopee Band. We also provide UK representation for Pepper and The Jellies from Italy, and Potato Head Jazz Band from Spain.


We’ve programmed live music for a large number of events, including:

Birmingham, Solihull & Sandwell Jazz Festival [1985-present], Newcastle Under Lyme Jazz & Blues Festival [2014-present], Sugnall Jazz & Blues Festival, Birmingham Country Music Festival, National Jazz Festival [27.06 to 04.07 1993. 21 cities from Durham to Basildon, Bristol to Barking], New York Non Stop, Welcome Home Festival, street entertainment at Birmingham Super Prix, 1991, Arctic Border Blues Festival: Kirkenes [Norway], Nikel and Murmansk [Soviet Union], Soho Jazz Festival, Wolverhampton Jazz & Blues Festival, Shrewsbury Jazz Festival, Coventry Jazz Festival, Walsall Jazz & Blues Festival, Highgate Brewery Festival, Marbella Jazz Festival, A Night At The Cotton Club [Countdown to The Millennium], The Countdown Sessions [2009], Big City Blues Festival, Birmingham Big City Blues Summit 27 to 31 August 1992


And have booked live music on behalf of a large number of corporate clients, including:

British Airways, The G8 Summit, Budweiser, The Royal Albert Hall, The Eurovision Song Contest, Southern Comfort, Cadillac, Ernst & Young, Honda, Gordons Gin, Blue Peter, Eversheds, KP Nuts, Teletubbies, Volkswagen


We can provide bands for public events and private functions, restaurants, hotels and shopping centres to suit a variety of budgets and tastes.


For more information on booking live music through Big Bear Music, contact Tim Jennings on tim(at)bigbearmusic.com or phone 0121 454 7020